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Man gets 30 Years' Jail, Whipping for raping, sexually assaulting Girlfriend's Daughter

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 14 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to 30 years’ jail and eight strokes of the cane by the Special Criminal Court on Sexual Crimes Against Children here, after he pleaded guilty to raping and committing physical sexual assaults to his girlfriend’s 13-year-old daughter until she gave birth to a baby girl.
Date: 14 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Vietnamese Woman gets a Years' Jail for Unlawful Passport Possession

MERSING, Feb 13 (Bernama) - A Vietnamese woman was sentenced to a years’ jail by the Magistrate's Court, here today, after she pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of passports which did not belong to her, early this month.
Date: 13 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Food Delivery Man fined for Threatening to kill Ex-wife

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A food delivery man was fined RM3,000, in default four months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for making murder threats on his former wife through the Whatsapp application.
Date: 08 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man jailed Two Months for punching Mum

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to two months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for punching his mother on the eye following an argument.
Date: 08 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bangladeshi Man pleads Guilty to bribing Policeman

BUTTERWORTH, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A Bangladeshi construction worker pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court here today to bribing a policeman to accept a document belonging to somebody else as a personal document for an Indonesian woman who was caught without valid travel document.
Date: 08 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Breaking into Steel Factory to steal Cables, duo get 10 Months Jail

PETALING JAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) - Two friends got 10 months jail each for breaking into a steel factory to steal TNB cables, last Friday.
Date: 07 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Caterer gets Jail, Fine, Whipping for Cheating

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 (Bernama) - A caterer was sentenced to two years' imprisonment, a stroke of the rotan and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate's Court here today after he was found guilty of cheating a night market trader of RM15,000 over a Ramadan project, four years ago.
Date: 07 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Youth gets Two Days Jail, RM1,400 Fine for shoplifting

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 (Bernama) - An unemployed youth who stole a RM19 hat at a departmental store was sentenced to two days’ jail and fined RM1400, in default two months’ jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Jobless Man gets Jail, Fine for stealing Cables

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 (Bernama) - A jobless man was sentenced to three months' jail and fined RM300, in default 14 days’ jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today after he pleaded guilty to stealing three rolls of cables worth RM300 last Saturday.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Couple gets Seven Months Jail for stealing Food at Supermarket

PETALING JAYA, Feb 4 (Bernama) - A husband and wife, both former convicts, were each sentenced to seven months’ jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for stealing various food items at a supermarket.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesian Salesman in Jail for Running over Policeman at Road Block

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 1 (Bernama) - An Indonesian salesman was sentenced to five months’ jail by the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here today for voluntarily causing hurt on a traffic policeman last week.
Date: 01 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court frees Ex-National Diving Coach from Rape Charge

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (Bernama) - Former national diving coach Huang Qiang, who was charged with raping a national diver at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil two years ago, heaved a huge sigh of relief after being freed by the Sessions Court here today.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Police Sergeant jailed, fined RM10,000 for Bribery

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (BERNAMA) - A police sergeant was sentenced to a month’s jail and fined RM10,000, in default six months’ jail, by the Sessions Court here today after he pleaded to a bribery charge.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Female College Student jailed for Armed-Robbery

PETALING JAYA, Jan 31 (Bernama) - A private college student who robbed a man she befriended through the Tinder dating application at knife-point was sentenced to six years’ jail by the Sessions Court here today after finding her guilty of the charge.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court upholds Death Sentence on Chinese National for Drug Trafficking

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 28 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal here today upheld the death sentence of a Chinese national who was convicted for trafficking in 4,401.5 grammes of methamphetamine at the Senai International Airport in Johor in 2014.
Date: 28 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man fined RM3,000 for Fraudulent Concealment of RM6,000 belonging to a Cook

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 ( Bernama) - A customer service employee of a private company was fined RM3,000, in default six months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for fraudulent concealment of RM6,000 belonging to somebody else into his bank account last year.
Date: 28 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Labourer freed of Drug Trafficking Charge

KUANTAN, Jan 25 (Bernama) - A labourer wept with joy when the High Court here today acquitted and discharged him on drug trafficking and possession charges two years ago.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bangladeshi Man gets Good Behaviour Bond for Possession of Smuggled Cigarettes

SEPANG, Jan 25 (Bernama) - A Bangladeshi man breathed a sigh relief when the Magistrate’s Court here today placed him on a two-year good behaviour bond with bail of RM5,000 in two sureties, instead of the RM100,000 minimum fine for possession of smuggled cigarettes.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Government mulling making stalking a Criminal Offence - Liew

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 24 (Bernama) - The government may introduce a law to make stalking a criminal offence, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
Date: 24 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Indonesian Nationals jailed for Possession of Smuggled Cigarettes

PETALING JAYA, Jan 24 (Bernama) - Two Indonesian nationals, both working as retail shop assistants, were sentenced to six months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for possession of 17,754 sticks of smuggled cigarettes, valued at RM1,770.40, last week.
Date: 24 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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MyCC to focus Efforts on Monitoring Cement Industry

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 19 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) says it will focus its efforts on consistently monitoring the cement industry in order to complement the government’s initiative in protecting the welfare of consumers.

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Amended Code did not affect Conflict of Interest - Witness

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The Code of Ethics for Administration Members and Members of Parliament was amended by the Cabinet in 2013 but did not affect the conflict of interest provision, according to a Cabinet former deputy secretary-general (Constitution and Communication).

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Court urges Johor PTG to meet Orang Asli to settle Compensation Issue

JOHOR BAHRU, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The High Court here today encouraged the state Land and Mines Office (PTG) to engage in discussions with the Seletar tribe Orang Asli of Kuala Masai with the aim of settling compensation due as a result of wrongful acquisition of their land in Stulang Laut.

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

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RCI on Judicial Misconduct is what People Want - Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 5 (Bernama) - The government agreed to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct because this is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) - More than 200 notices have been issued by the Road Transport Department (RTD) as result of consumer complaints via the Whatsapp application during the three days enforcement operation, in conjunction with Adilfitri, which began on May 29.

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Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0

KOTA BHARU, Jun 2 (Bernama) - The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers.

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Mohd Roze Shaari is New Intelligence/Operations Deputy Director

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) - Bukit Aman's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has a new Intelligence/Operations deputy director.

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Give Mandatory Counselling, Community Service Sessions to Road Bullies - MCPF

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has suggested that compulsory counselling and community service sessions be meted out to individuals detained for dangerous driving and road rage.

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Samirah allowed to be released on RM500,000 Bail pending Trial

PUTRAJAYA, May 28 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today allowed Samirah Muzaffar, the wife of the late Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan to be released on bail of RM500,000 with two sureties pending her murder trial.

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Adib Inquest: Lawyer withdraws

SHAH ALAM, May 27 (Bernama) - The lawyer who represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into the latter's death withdrew from the case today.

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Sabah Syariah Court Complex 45 percent completed, ready by May 2020

KOTA KINABALU, May 27 (Bernama) - The new Kota Kinabalu Syariah Court Complex is 45 percent completed and is expected to be fully operational by May 2020, said Deputy Secretary-General (Senior) in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Hasnol Zam Zam Ahmad.

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18 Items listed under Festive Season Price Control Scheme for Aidilfitri, Gawai

KUCHING, May 22 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has listed 18 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Aidilfitri and 14 items for Gawai Dayak which will be celebrated in June.

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Phone Call not from Officer or Staff of Penang Courts - Chief Registrar's Office

PUTRAJAYA, May 21 (Bernama) - The Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP) has denied an individual’s claim about receiving a phone call from an officer or employee of the Penang courts.

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No Freeze in Intake of Foreign Workers - Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry has clarified that there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers although many applications to bring in workers have been rejected for non-compliance with the law.

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